Best time to find cheap flights, 4% potential price drop
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From Melbourne to London
Cheapest prices for Stansted flights by month
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Stansted is currently October; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.
When is the best time to fly to Stansted?
Choose a month below to see average flight price and weather conditions.
$1,218 - $2,165
9 - 23 °C
35 - 71 mm
The best time to fly to Stansted is during November, but great deals can be found at other times. If you are looking for warm weather when you arrive off of your flight to Stansted then July is statistically the hottest. October is historically the period with most rainfall.
When is the best time to book flights to Stansted?
To ensure you get the cheapest price possible for a flight to Stansted, you should look to book at least 40 days in advance of your intended travel date. The price of your flight may increase if you delay and leave booking until a week or so before departure.
Days before departure
Which day is cheapest to fly to Stansted?
At the moment, Monday is the most economical day to take a flight to Stansted. Saturday is likely to be the most costly.
What time of day is cheapest to fly?
Flights in the afternoon are typically the cheapest time of the day to fly to Stansted. Flights in the evening are usually the most expensive.
Stansted Airport is a popular choice for travellers looking to find cheap flights to London. It is home for low-cost carrier Ryanair, which serves more than 100 destinations from the airport.
The most popular flights out of Stansted Airport are to European holiday destinations such as Dublin, Alicante, Malaga, Rome, Faro and Palma de Mallorca. However, you can also access some interesting, more out-of-the-way places from Stansted – so get creative next time you’re planning a break.
A highly functional, efficient airport – enjoyed as much by business passengers as those travelling with families in tow – Stansted Airport is a lovely gateway to the United Kingdom’s most important city. Last year, the airport handled nearly 19 million passengers. Expect that figure to rise, as hordes of tourists descend on London for the 2012 Olympic Games.